Thursday, May 20, 2010

Baylor University's Mock Trial Competition

Baylor Law will conduct the first-ever Top Gun Mock Trial Competition, a new mock trial tournament unlike any other in the nation. A single student will represent each school, instead of the usual two; participants will not receive the details of the mock case they will argue until a mere 24 hours before the competition begins; and the winner will be awarded $10,000.

Organizers say the event was designed to provide a venue for schools with strong trial advocacy programs to go head-to-head with one another. Baylor, as the organizing institution, will not field a team.

The tournament is limited to 16 law schools which includes Temple University, Loyola Law School, Pepperdine University and Washington University.